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Patent Career Guidance

Google Patents Team


Google Patents Team

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Patent Career Guidance is an internal facing program sponsored by the Google Global Patent Team. The program is for Googlers to explore careers in patent law. This is a self-paced program that provides Googlers internal Patent 101 training, links to external resources related to various roles in patent law, patent bar information, law school preparation, law school financing. Googlers can have 1:1 conversations with members of the Google patent team. If interested, a Googler can work on a patent related project to get some hands-on exposure to patent law.

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- self-pace training
- self-pace access to resources
- (optional) varied time commitment depending on assigned patent team project



Careers in Patent Law  Overview Target audience: Googlers who are considering a career change Googlers who are curious about careers in patent law  Are you considering a career in patent law? Patent law is unique in that you do not need to be in law school to get started on your journey to be a patent practitioner; all you need is a technical background.  To learn more, please take a look at the resources at go/patent-career-guidance  These resources will help you to: Learn about patents Explore various careers in patent law Find resources to help you get started Connect you with a mentor in the Patent Team Engage in a hands-on project in the Patent Team  Always feel free to reach out to us (patent-mentors@[your organization].com) if you have questions and/or would like to chat with a mentor to see if this is the profession for you.

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